In China, Shanghai is the International Spring Festival Kundzhiani, which will last until February 21.

This year's event involved dance groups from 11 different countries, including the choreographic troupe of the Batumi Academic Song and Dance Ensemble "Arsiani" consisting of 18 Georgian dancers.

For the performance, the group prepared six dances, which will be on tour in Shanghai for a month.

“The main goal of the festival is for artists from different countries to get to know each other, exchange cultural events, deepen and strengthen this intercultural dialogue. For the fifth year in a row, the local cultural department has been organizing this wonderful festival, ”said the ensemble choreographer Koba Margalitadze (

Ensemble “Arsiani” named after M. Kukhianidze was founded in 1921. In 2016, he received academic status. The ensemble unites professional dancers and musicians. The collective repertoire includes dance and song masterpieces from different corners and regions of Georgia.